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Mesut Ozil


Mesut Ozil refuses to take 12.5% pay cut for Arsenal, faces widespread backlash

April 21, 2020 9:13 pm

Mesut Ozil, who is the club’s highest earner on £350,000-a-week, is understood to want to see the "full financial impact" of the coronavirus outbreak before making a decision.

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil hails Mikel Arteta impact despite early struggles

February 11, 2020 1:09 pm

Mikel Arteta, who took over from interim coach Freddie Ljungberg, has said he hopes to use their mid-season training camp in Dubai to help get his ideas across quicker and ensure results improve in the second half of the campaign.

Playing politics

December 16, 2019 11:24 pm

Ozil is not the first or the last player to lob the ball while scoring a political point.

China says Mesut Ozil 'misled' on Xinjiang, welcome to visit

December 16, 2019 7:45 pm

China cancelled the broadcast of Arsenal's game against Manchester City on Sunday after Mesut Ozil criticized mass detentions of ethnic Muslims and the closure of mosques in Xinjiang.

Watch: Arsenal players Mesut Ozil, Sead Kolasinac escape knife-wielding attackers

July 26, 2019 10:15 am

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac fought off two men with knives who attacked a car in which Kolasinac and his teammate Mesut Ozil were travelling.

Mesut Ozil must show consistency to start regularly: Unai Emery

March 02, 2019 9:35 am

Mesut Ozil must show consistency and desire to start games more regularly, manager Unai Emery said on Friday, refusing to comment on whether the playmaker would start at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

Alex Iwobi hails Mesut Ozil's impact but Unai Emery keen on rotation

February 22, 2019 3:02 pm

Arsenal overcame a 1-0 deficit to move into the last-16 with a 3-1 aggregate win during which Mesut Ozil, who missed the first leg, started only his second game in the club's last 11 fixtures in all competitions.

Mesut Ozil holds key to his Arsenal future, says Unai Emery

February 20, 2019 10:06 pm

German midfielder Mesut Ozil has started only four matches for Arsenal since a 1-1 draw with Wolves in November but could make his return for Thursday's second leg against BATE Borisov in the Europa League round of 32.

Bournemouth match too 'demanding' for Mesut Ozil, says Arsenal manager Unai Emery

November 26, 2018 6:16 pm

Unai Emery put fuel to fire when he said that the English Premier League match against Bournemouth was too 'demanding' for Mesut Ozil to be included in the Playing XI.

Of course I still support Germany football team, says Mesut Ozil

October 25, 2018 1:35 pm

Mesut Ozil, who was one of the leading figures of the team that led Germany to 2014 World Cup title, announced his international retirement citing ""disrespect and racism" within the German Football Federation (DFB).